Questions tagged [magic]

For questions that have to do with magic, as opposed to science/technology. Remember to explain any limits.

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help: heart in a box [closed]

So, one of my main characters, 'Underneath' serves the 'old king', who lays among cobwebs and old scriptures underneath the cathedral of silence, bitter and crippled. She provides him with snips of ...
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In a multiverse war, are these armies evenly matched?

My world (actually worlds) has a multiverse that has two empires at war with each other. They travel through universes via portals built by an even older multiverse civilization, which was destroyed ...
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If a group of wizards is stranded on a small jungle island with deadly tigers, how can they survive a month? [closed]

Tragedy! 10 Novice wizards are stranded on a jungle island, and they need to stay alive until the next tour comes in a month. They know only the most elementary spells, and the waters around them have ...
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How do i sell the last love potion? [closed]

Let's say a guy (let's call him Rene) found an old chest in his new house. The chest contains only a strange bottle filled with 600 milliliters of a pink fluid that emanates an eerie light. The note ...
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Unusual ways to kill people with air manipulation [closed]

Apart from suffocating them or blowing them away, how could you kill someone by manipulating only air? Assume they are on a plain devoid of any objects. Also assume that you CAN'T manipulate air on ...
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How many Gs would you experience at the sun's core [closed]

Thinking of the inside of the sun, how many Gs can I subject someone to in a magic field of altered gravity before the atoms within the field start to undergo fusion? It's not like anything within the ...
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US Police trying to arrest a god [closed]

I have a character who the police are trying to arrest for a crime that he was framed for. He doesn't want to be arrested, but rather than just change the situation, he is just not letting the police ...
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How many soldiers you need to kill a supersonic swordsman? [closed]

Myrsh is a halfbreed necromancer living in a xenophobic elven kingdom. He kidnapped the elven princess and trapped her inside a gemstone. He is very powerful and has supersonic speed. He wields a thin ...
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What would be the fastest way for a wizard to kill a knight or vice versa? [closed]

I want to find the fastest way for a wizard to kill an experienced knight. The knight has only been trained to fight against wizards, but has fought many other people and won. The knight has plated ...
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Suitable melee or ranged weapons for weak mages? [closed]

My Pyromancers are considered the weakest mages of the kingdom,This guys can only ignite things in fire with small but powerful non-lethal taser-like sparks using their minds,this skill is limited by ...
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I want my fantasy world to be as without magic as possible. Tips? [closed]

I want to make a high fantasy fiction world, but I don't like a whole lot of magic and I am falling into a trap that I need it. I don't want no magic, but just enough that it feels like another world. ...
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How do I keep magic users from destroying my world? WIP! [closed]

The problem I am having is that my magic is simply too powerful for my world where a noob with a simple book can destroy the entire world, there are also many other problems that I won't speak of now ...
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Reason for magical abilites [closed]

In my fantasy universe there are people called Naorein that can control the world around them, bending it and using it to their will. However, it is all small scale, like people creating small ...
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Reason for leaving? Hibernation method? [closed]

All right, in a medieval fantasy world a tyrant conquers a peaceful kingdom and the native docile dragons immediately migrate to a new geographical location and begin to hibernate until said tyrant ...
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How can humans seal gods away [closed]

Let me first explain the gyst of my work in process. It's set in a medieval world where Magic comes in the form of earths natural energy. God-like entities overlook regions around the world and and ...
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Solution for sacrifice dependent society

In my fantasy world, a society depends greatly on the practice of ritualistic sacrifice on large scales. This is because of the world's magic system, that allows the wielders to insert a piece of the "...
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How would history be different if Communism was white supremacist? [closed]

Let's assume Communism does the same as it does historically, killing x million Chinese, millions of Africans, Siberian indigenous peoples. However, instead of using far left rhetoric, it justifies ...
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How would the military fight magicians? [duplicate]

This is a follow-up question to this one: How would the police fight magicians? Differences about the powers of the two are italic. In my story there are two guys, each equipped with a unique, magic-...
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Of Nazis and Zombies [closed]

It's 1942 and the Nazis finally perfected a weapon which will change the war : Die Früherwaffe This weapon basicly is some kind of mathematical-magic-powered weapon that allows you to cast spells. It'...
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Meta element for hand to hand combat? [closed]

Swords have been around since the beginning of humanity and many other weapons. But if we could control the following elements: Fire, Wind, Water, Gravity and energy (Lighting). What would be the ...
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I Just stole all of the money in the world. What happens now? [closed]

Using a magical computer virus, I’ve stolen all of the money in the world. All of the cash. All of the money from every checking, savings, retirement account. Every bitcoin, etherium, and doge ...
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How different human society and behaviour would be if the talion law was imposed by a benevolent goddess since the creation of mankind? [closed]

In another universe and another dimension, humanity is created by an omnipotent and benevolent goddess. The planet in which these humans inhabit is a perfect clone of the earth and the goddess is ...
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Could a magic world break the social stagnation of the Early Middle Ages? (Not a technology question)

Setting: 4 types of magic, namely bio, godly, Ancient and artifact. Bio magic: throwing fireballs, making things float, destroying household items seemingly defying you on purpose... Relatively ...
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why would the bodies of an immortal sorceress decay at an accelerated rate? [closed]

A dark sorceress has discovered a dark form of immortality. A being can transfer their soul to a younger body and take their place as long as it is an individual in their family or generational line. ...
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If the sun comes up in the west, and Earth starts spinning in the opposite way,what would life look like? [closed]

Imagine something happened in space, some force reaction, that changes the way we know Earth. So everything starts to go in the opposite direction, Earth spinning, moon activities, sun, bunch of ...
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The 12 Zodiac Elements (magic-casting chart idea) [closed]

12 Zodiac Elements (Fire, Earth, Water, Air, Cardinal, Fixed, & Mutable) Recently I've had the idea to make my elemental magic chart for one of my fantasy stories based off the Zodiac's ...
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If magic was real, which sort of particles could explain it? [closed]

I was thinking along the lines of how particle physics will change, or need to adapt if we have something like magic being true. I mean there are all different types of magics which are possible like ...